Medical economics

Estimating spending on COVID-19

In a new report published by the Brookings Institution, Matthew Fiedler, a fellow in economic studies at the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, and Zirui Song, assistant professor of health care policy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain's parliament approves new 2-week lockdown extension

Spain's left-wing minority government succeeded Wednesday in maintaining the country's lockdown in place despite criticism from opposition parties, as the national parliament endorsed a new—the fifth in a row—two-week ...

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Health care system

Health care systems are designed to meet the health care needs of target populations. There are a wide variety of health care systems around the world. In some countries, the health care system has evolved and has not been planned, whereas in others a concerted effort has been made by governments, trade unions, charities, religious, or other co-ordinated bodies to deliver planned health care services targeted to the populations they serve. However, health care planning has often been evolutionary rather than revolutionary.

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